High School Basketball-Thursday, February 7

Boys...
Borgia 63 DuBourg 45. The Knights have wrapped up second place in the AAA Conference-Large School Division with a 6-2 league record.

Girls...
Hermann 40 New Haven 33. Rachel Steinhoff scored 17 for New Haven. Karinne Lane paced Hermann with 18.

St. James 73 St. Clair 58. Ashley Marlatt drained six three pointers and finished with 24-points for the Lady Tigers.

Pacific 50 Sullivan 48. Sullivan led going into the fourth quarter, but missed eight free throws down the stretch.

Here's how they stand in the Four Rivers Conference...
Sullivan and Hermann are both 4-1
Union is 3-1
Pacific and St. James are 3-2
Owensville is 1-3
St. Clair 1-4
New Haven 0-5.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 23 hours ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 31 min ago

2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.